Food of Mie Prefecture
Food of Mie Prefecture

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Residing in Mie Prefecture and steeped in local culture, our writer will present articles showcasing the appeal of as yet undiscovered authentic local cuisine. Not only the food, but food culture and new trends will be featured as well. These articles will be updated from time to time, so please enjoy!

Vol.19

In Mie and Tokyo, the history of Western Cuisine is being woven into the future. A pure spirit becomes the seed of joy.

Striving to catch up to and surpass the West, it was the era of the “Rich Country, Strong Army” slogan.
Vol.18

Anko sweet red bean paste culture has deep roots in Mie Prefecture. The spirit of a long-established anko house, refusing to be swayed by trends and taking pride in its own individual aesthetic.

“I hate when things aren’t done right.” declares Yukio.I haven’t heard such sharp words in a long time.
Vol.17

Into Mie’s world of tea. Savoring the genuine article in the place it was grown.

I want to visit the tea fields to learn about, taste, and enjoy the real thing.
Vol.16

Makomo, egoma, yuzu, and beauty.

“It has a nice smell, like herbal tea, doesn’t it?”
Vol.15

A sunny island, Toshijima’s fatty sawara, and the flair of a professional.

Both chefs continue to cook as they elicit the laughter of the fishermen.
Vol.14

People and nature blend together, a very special soba.

Partaking of this soba in the midst of this natural beauty, one can see that the bonds between the people here and nature will grow ever stronger.
Vol.13

“It Just Suits Us.” A soba artist back from the UK, a family that creates joy.

In everyone’s life, there is a turning point.
Vol.12

Nabari, hidden fortress of the Ninja. In this place, one person is building a bridge to the future with food.

Successful community life depends on many people coming together and sharing their thoughts.
Vol.11

In Pursuit of The Wellspring of Japanese Beauty

I traveled to Ise, home of the Ise Grand Shrine. I spent two days in the Minami Ise neighborhood, which retains the ambiance of traditional Japan, searching for the wellspring of Japanese beauty.
Vol.10

Fishing villages in Mie and Shikoku have similar accents. A bonito pilgrimage, a culinary journey.

Strolling around the port, I bump into a certain Mama.
Vol.9

Japanese luxury from Ise-Shima

A bicycle trip pursuing regional delicacies in Mie.
Vol.8

Mie, land of food and sake. Town of ninjas brews sake and delivers it to the world.

Mie, the land suitable for brewing sake. Exploring the secret of its taste.
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Mie's food to the world

A WEALTH OF INFORMATION ABOUT MIE FOOD!

The food culture of Mie has deep roots. In addition to its history and tradition, we will also introduce the people involved in innovative initiatives and cuisine.

MIE: THE MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY

This land is the eternal dwelling place of the gods, and the spiritual home of the Japanese people.

MIE'S FOOD CULTURE

The Origin of Japanese Cuisine

CUISINE WITH A TIME HONORED TRADITION

Culinary Tastes Fostered by History and Culture

LOCAL CUISINE

Bringing Smiles Together


A FOOD INDUSTRY ALWAYS ON THE CUTTING EDGE.

Leading the world with innovative minds

A SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH PEOPLE WITH TIES TO FOOD

The fascinations of Mie told by two culinary experts. What is the Allure of Mie?

FINE DELIGHTS OF MIE 1

High quality taste to impress the most discerning connoisseur "Matsusaka Beef", "Ise Lobster," "Iga Beef," "Kumanoji Chicken"

FINE DELIGHTS OF MIE 2

Mie food raised by bounteous nature. "Rice", "Sake", "Ise Tea, Fukamushi Tea, Kabuse Tea"

FINE DELIGHTS OF MIE 3

Fine quality that Mie prides itself on. "Nanki Mandarin Oranges," "Hijiki Seaweed," "Matoya Oysters"

MASTERY OF ARTISANS SHOWCASING THE DINING SCENES

Masterpieces crafted with a splendid blend of tradition and innovation. Introducing pottery, woodenware, and a selection of handicrafts.

EVANGELISTS OF ABUNDANT AND DISTINCTIVE FOOD.

Joint growth and mutual improvement with collaborators on shared visions

MIE PREFECTURE'S FOOD SYSTEM